Hadley Malcolm

Hadley Malcolm: Meandering my way in

Each year, graduating editors are given 30 final column inches – “30” was historically used to signify the end of a story – to reflect on their time at The Hatchet, published in the final issues of the year. It’s 10 p.m. and I’ve just arrived at The Hatchet townhouse. I sit in front of […]

Student Health Service launches after-hours hotline

Students seeking help from the Student Health Service after the office’s regular business hours can now utilize an after-hours hotline for medical advice, potentially helping students avoid costly trips to the emergency room. Health care call center Fonemed began serving GW Monday, with nurses on hand to take students’ medical history, answer questions and advise […]

Salary increase slightly higher than market-basket average

Salaries for all GW employees increased by an average of 2.6 percent for the 2011 calendar year, slightly higher than similar institutions. Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said the University bases its salary increases on a privately commissioned compensation study that examines 16 institutions of comparable size and urban location. The University declined […]

Honors program to admit sophomores

The University Honors Program will begin accepting rising sophomores next fall, a reversal of a two-year policy that barred everyone but incoming freshmen from entering the selective program. Admitted sophomores will be enrolled in an extensive catch-up course, but administrators said the new students – who have until Feb. 25 to apply – will be […]

Transfers find footing in Foggy Bottom

Cameron Smither is on a Dean’s Advisory Council and is a member of both the College Democrats and Green GW. He has a work study job with D.C. Reads, gives campus tours for the Office of Admissions and is a member of his residence hall’s Residential Advisory Council. He also just transferred to GW in […]

Radio station struggles to attract an audience

In an age of customizable playlists and endless music options offered by outlets like iTunes and Pandora, students who work at WRGW, GW’s student-run radio station, say the station faces a big question. Hatchet Video: Is anyone listening? Is anyone listening? The station – which switched from the AM frequency to live Internet streaming in […]

St. Mary’s marks 30 years in Foggy Bottom

While seniors prepare to graduate and depart GW next month, another group of seniors – living at St. Mary’s Court senior citizens’ home on 24th Street – celebrated the residence’s 30-year anniversary two weeks ago. Occupants at the residential living facility for the elderly, which sits just outside campus, have endured some of the downsides […]

Legislation may allow gun stores to open near campus

New legislation is paving the way for gun retailers to open up throughout the city after the District’s gun ban was overturned last summer. Temporary laws allowing handguns sales in each of the District’s four quadrants are close to being made permanent, after the D.C. Zoning Commission reapproved them Thursday night. The laws allow gun […]

UDC to nearly double tuition over two years

The University of the District of Columbia Board of Trustees passed a proposal to gradually double tuition on Wednesday, after more than a week of controversy and student protests surrounding the measure. UDC students currently pay $3,770 a year, but under UDC President Allen Sessoms’ new plan, tuition for D.C. residents will eventually jump to […]

UDC students fight tuition increase

Armed with fluorescent signs, whistles and makeshift bucket drums, a group of students from the University of the District of Columbia gathered Tuesday night for a sleep-in to publicly protest a drastic tuition increase they say would greatly limit accessibility to the city’s only public college. The proposal, made by UDC President Allen Sessoms, would […]